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FLEXURA 200 MG TABLET

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Flexura Tablet

Flexura Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Stomach upset

How to use Flexura Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. FLEXURA 200 MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Flexura Tablet works

FLEXURA 200 MG TABLET is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm without reduction in strength. This improves pain and movement of muscles.

Flexura Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
FLEXURA 200 MG TABLET may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of FLEXURA 200 MG TABLET during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
FLEXURA 200 MG TABLET is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
FLEXURA 200 MG TABLET may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of FLEXURA 200 MG TABLET in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of FLEXURA 200 MG TABLET in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Flexura Tablet?

If you miss a dose of FLEXURA 200 MG TABLET, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • FLEXURA 200 MG TABLET provides relief from rigidity, tension and stiffness in muscles (spasticity) that may occur due to various conditions affecting the nervous system.
  • Take it with or after food or a glass of milk.
  • FLEXURA 200 MG TABLET may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking FLEXURA 200 MG TABLET as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor if you've been on it for a long time.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Flexura

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Getting nerve pain from brain to right foot. Sometimes pain is so severe that I can't walk also . Doctor suggested me myospaz muscle relaxation medicine and it worked. But after that also periodically in every 15 days m getting minor pain . I work in night shifts also for 10 days in every two months and pain is more when I do night shifts.
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
Try duzela 30 mg daily
Road accident. Now cured. Is physiotherapy mandatory after removal of POP??Sir, I met with road accident exactly 63 days ago. Now POP is removed. Still can't walk without walking aid. Doctor told physiotherapy is not required. And not suggested any exercises also for muscle relaxation. Sir, please suggest me , whether I should consult another doctor or exercises not always mandatory
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Physiotherapy is not mandatory Home exercises are needed for all cases
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FAQs

Q. Is Flexura addictive?

No. Flexura is not addictive. Only if taken with CNS depressants, then there are chances of addition due to relief action

Q. Is Flexura a narcotic?

No. Flexura is not a narcotic drug. It is a muscle relaxant

Q. Is Flexura a benzodiazepine/ non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)/ sulfa drug/ muscle relaxer?

Flexura is not a benzodiazepine/ non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)/sulfa drug. However, Flexura is a muscle relaxant

Q. Is Flexura safe?

Flexura is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Flexura like Flexeril?

Flexeril is trade name for active drug cyclobenzaprine. Flexura and cyclobenzaprine belong to same category of drugs called muscle relaxant

Q. Is Flexura gluten free?

Yes. Flexura is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before you use

Q. Can I take Flexura for a toothache?

Flexura is a muscle relaxant. It is used to treat muscle spasm (pain and discomfort caused by strains, sprains, and other muscle injuries). Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. Can I take metaxalone with tramadol/ ibuprofen/ hydrocodone/ oxycodone/ aleve/ tylenol 3/ vicodin/ ambien/ flexeril/ Xanax?

Metaxalone interacts with tramadol/ ibuprofen/ hydrocodone/ oxycodone/ aleve/ tylenol 3/ vicodin/ ambien/ flexeril/ Xanax, and may increase side effects such as drowsiness. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q. Does Flexura make you sleep?

Yes, Flexura may make you sleepy

Q. Does Flexura work and what does Flexura treat?

Flexura is a muscle relaxant. It is used to treat muscle spasm (pain and discomfort caused by strains, sprains, and other muscle injuries)

Q. Does Flexura cause tiredness?

Flexura may cause unusual tiredness. Inform your doctor immediately in case you experience unusual tiredness

Q. Does Flexura cause constipation/ weight gain?

Flexura is not known to cause side effects such as constipation or weight gain

Q. Does Flexura make you high?

Flexura does not have any known effect in getting high

Q. Does Flexura contain acetaminophen?

No.Flexura does not contain acetaminophen.

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References
  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 121-23.
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